#SpiritDay Ambassadors Maria Menounos and Shay Mitchell in 'Extra' Spirit Day Segment

Extra co-host and Spirit Day Ambassador Maria Menounos will be joined by fellow Ambassador Shay Mitchell, as well as Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars) on tonight’s edition of Extra to talk about Spirit Day and why it matters.

You can joins us in a stand against bullying by going purple right now on Facebook and Twitter.

Mitchell and Bellisario will also be talking about the October 23 Halloween episode of Pretty Little Liars which features guest star Adam Lambert and what’s next for fan favorite couple Emily (Mitchell) and Paige (Lindsey Shaw). Check local listings and don’t miss Maria and Shay on Extra tonight!

Other ABC Family stars going purple include Constance Marie, Cierra Ramirez, Lindsey Shaw, D.W. Moffett, Bailey Buntain, Melissa Peterman, Lea Thompson and Marlee Matlin.

And check out the other celebrities who are participating including Glee’s Dianna Agron, Joel McHale, Wendy Williams and Shaquille O’Neal! They will all be in purple along with landmarks including Times Square and the New York Stock Exchange.

Take a stand against bullying and support LGBT youth by participating in Spirit Day today. To get involved, simply go purple today as we work to create a world in which LGBT teens are accepted for who they are. You can download GLAAD’s Spirit Day resource kit which contains tools to get your local community involved. Spirit Day participants can also spread the word and tell their friends they’re standing up against bullying, download the Spirit Day app for iPhone and Android, and text PURPLE to 80888 to donate $5 to support the important work GLAAD, GLSEN and The Trevor Project do every day to end bullying and support LGBT youth. Another way to celebrate Spirit Day is to encourage the presidential candidates to come out against bullying by signing a new petition asking them to wear purple today and visit the American Apparel #SpiritDay store to get your own purple gear with a 10% discount and 10% of proceeds going to GLAAD.

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